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Next Meeting of the BikeWise Mini Bike Club


The next  meeting of the BikeWise Mini Bike Club will be on :

Sunday 24th April at Carrville Park & Ride, Durham.

Usual start time of 1030hrs with signing on from 1000hrs.

If you can help to set up the track or take it down at the end it would be appreciated.
If anybody can marshal , see the girls at the signing on desk, sign the form and then well tell you what to do :-)

Please check website / Facebook / Twitter if you have any doubt about the weather.
Any cancellation will be posted by 0915hrs.

Photos online from latest meeting of the BWMBC

Click HERE to view BikeWise Mini Bike Club PhotosPhotos are now online from the latest meeting of the BikeWise Mini Bike Club which was held at Carrville Park & Ride on Sunday 27th March 2016.

Some great riding by our young riders

Many Thanks to all who came along to support the club with signing on, preparing /taking down the track & marshalling the event.

Click on the image to view the photos from the day.

Next meeting is provisionally planned for Sunday 24th April, with Teesside on Tuesday 5th April.

Further info on the club at :

Lookout For Each Other

Latest video from the BikeWise ‘team’ in conjunction with Road Safety GB

Riding the A689 Wolsingham to Killhope Cross

One of the north east’s most popular routes, used by thousands of bikers every year, the A689 is notorious for its tight bends and hidden junctions as well as the odd sheep and pheasant!

See why so many of us love the A689 but beware of the hazards along the way.

Top tips for a safe and enjoyable ride

  • Constantly scan the road ahead, looking out for hazards
  • Give yourself space and time to respond
  • Look out for other drivers and riders and give them time and space to respond to you
  • Ride and use lane positioning to increase your visibility to other road users
  • Look out for slow moving or turning vehicles and vehicles pulling out of hidden junctions
  • Signal and communicate your next move in advance
  • Avoid weaving between lanes
  • Ride defensively and look out for changes in road conditions
  • Look out for unexpected hazards like sheep and pheasants on the road
  • Don’t ride when you’re tired or under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Know and stick to the rules of the road
  • Look out for speed limit changes
  • Know your limits